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Thais (Universal Library)

by Anatole France

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Anatole France. Grosset & Dunlap Universal Library Edition. No date or statement on copyright page. Circa 1929. USED. VERY GOOD/GOOD ORIGINAL UNIVERSAL LIBRARY DUST JACKET. QUITE RARE THUS. Dust jacket has a bit of loss at top of spine. Glossy black boards with silver, green and black titling and ornamentation. Lime green endpapers. No frontispiece or any other photos appear in this edition. 5 7/8 X 8 ½. 154 pages. "Thais is a 1917 American silent drama film produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and based on the 1890 novel "Thais" by Anatole France, a story of forbidden love. This film featured opera prima donna Mary Garden, making her film debut at the then-lavish salary of $15,000. Other cast members include Lionel Adams, Crauford Kent, and Charles Trowbridge." Summary: "Here is the Thais of Anatole France. It is a strange story – a harlot sanctified and a man of God throwing aside his faith, his salvation and his nobility for her love." Cinema, Film History. Silent Film Era.

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Thais, by Anatole France. a story of forbidden love. RARE IN THE GOLDWYN FILM PRODUCTION DUST JACKET.


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Thais (Universal Library)
Anatole France
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Grosset & Dunlap
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New York
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5 7/8 X 8 1/2
Samuel Goldwyn, Mary Garden, Lionel Adams, Crauford Kent, Charles Trowbridge, Harlot, Priest, Forbidden Love
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